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Nov 29, 2009 2:00pm EST
afghanistan and pakistan. it's conducted from thousands of miles away in suburban america. >> reporter: look around this room. it's been hit by a missile fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle, a uav, more commonly known as a drone. the family living here say children were killed in this u.s. attack. the children were never the target, but in pakistan's tribal border region, the death spelled trouble for u.s. foreign policy. where many believe that fighting with drones is cowardly. >> last year, one of the most popular songs in pakistani pop culture was a song whose lyrics talked about how america fights without honor. >> reporter: launched from just over the border in afghanistan, the pilotless predator and reaper drones are the answer to so many of the u.s. military's problems. credited with killing more than a dozen al qaeda leaders. >> the real advantage of unmanned aerial systems is they allow you to project power without projecting vulnerability. >> reporter: this is what the view looks like from a drone. and this is how effective they can be. those men on the corner are firing guns. th
Nov 22, 2009 2:00pm EST
abdullah of jordan is one of america's key allies, and never before has an arab head of state addressed the national conference of a major jewish lobby. so is the balance of power about to shift? i sat down with jeremy ben-ami, executive director of j street and david harris, the executive director of the ajc, american jewish committee. we did invited aipac to participate, but they declined. >> thank you both, gentlemen, for coming here. you're talking first about safeguarding the democratic state of israel. surely all the jewish pro-israel lobby groups share the same goal. why not a different and a new one? >> well, i think the sense of urgency has never been greater to address the single greatest threat that israel faces to its future as a jewish and democratic state. >> which is? >> which is the demographic reality that within a matter of years there will be more nonjews than jews between the jordan river and the mediterranean. at that point israel can really no longer remain both jewish and democratic. therefore, to avoid that we have to find some way to get to a two-state solution
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